Acne (Mild To Moderate)
Mix 3 tbsp of lemon juice with 2 tbsp on Manuka Honey (Unprocessed honey) and apply to areas of acne. Let sit for 5 minutes and rinse well with cool water. Repeat daily for results.
Control Oily Skin
Combine 2 tbsp lemon juice, 2 tbsp vodka, 1 tbsp distilled water, and 1 tsp of witch hazel. Apply with cotton ball to your skin, then rinse. This mixture will keep in the refrigerator for up to a week and can really help oily skin woes.
Mix a few tbsp of fresh lemon juice with ½ cup olive oil and rub gently onto scalp. Allow to remain for 15 minutes, then rinse, shampoo, and condition as usual.
Rub lemon juice over the areas that contain blackheads right before you go to bed. Rinse your face with cool water when you wake up. Repeat this every night until blackheads are dissolved and gone.
Place a few drops of baby oil into two lemon halves. Stick elbows in the lemon, tape in place and leave for up to 30 minutes.
Dull Or Damaged Hair
Combine ¾ cup olive oil, ½ cup raw honey, and 3 tbsp of lemon juice. Set aside. After shampooing your hair, towel dry and work the lemon juice mixture into your hair by combing it evenly throughout your hair. Cover your hair with a plastic cap for ½ hour. Shampoo and rinse hair thoroughly.
Rub a cut lemon dipped in ½ tsp of sugar over your face for a few minutes. Do this every night to help remove accumulated dead skin cells and keep skin refreshed.
Dab some lemon juice on your blemish a few times a day. You’ll see results quickly.
Add some lemon juice to your hair to revive the blond in your hair. This is natural and will refresh your hair at the same time.
Mix equal amounts of lemon juice and honey and apply on your face and neck. After 10 minutes rinse off with cold water. Lemon contains hydroxyl acid which is highly valued in beauty products.
To help remove freckles, blanch and grind almonds and mix with white of an egg to which half tsp of lemon juice has been added. Spread on the face and wash after 20 minutes.
Smooth And Clean Skin Rub
Mix 3 almonds, the zest from 1 lemon, 1 tsp of lemon juice, and 1 tsp of honey in a food processor or clean coffee grinder. Massage mixture onto face , leave for 3 minutes and rinse thoroughly with warm water.
In a large bowl, add 3 cups of lemon juice, 6 cups of water, and 3 tbsp. of cinnamon powder and 1 cup of milk. Stir with spoon or whisk. Soak your feet in the bowl for 15 minutes before rinsing with warm water. Repeat once a week.
Mix 2 tsp. lemon juice, 1 tsp honey, and a ½ cup warm water. Soak fingertips in the mixture for 5-10 minutes. Rinse, dry and push back cuticles.
Treating Chapped Lips
Mix a teaspoon each of cream, lemon juice and honey and rub it on your lips. Use for a week and see your chapped lips disappear.
Puffy or Swollen Face
Treat a puff of swollen face with these natural chamomile lemon ice cubes. Click here for the recipe.
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